In post-race interviews following her world record, Titmus discussed Aussie women’s freestyle depth, pressure, and her respect for Katie Ledecky.
You can watch some of the races from Australian trials, including Ariarne Titmus’s world record in the 400 free, in this article.
Titmus took down Ledecky’s six-year record of 3:56.46 by swimming a time of 3:56.40 at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships.
On Night 5 of Australian trials, the women’s 50 free, 200 fly, 400 free, and 200 IM as well as the men’s 100 back, 50 breast, and 1500 free will be swum.
39 swimmers were named onto Australia team for the World Championships while 46 were named onto the Commonwealth Games team.
Follow here for a live recap of the preliminary heats on the final day of the 2022 Australian Swimming Championship meet.
After placing second in the 200 back and 400 IM at DII NCAAs in 2021, Landon Driggers will be continuing his collegiate career on the DI level at Tennessee.
Bowen Gough, William Yang, and Moesha Johnson make up the new additions to the Worlds Championships team after day 4 of the Australian trials.
Follow here for a live recap of Day 4 finals of the 2022 Australian Championships meet, which includes swimmers like Olympic bronze medalist Brendon Smith.
Stubblety-Cook said in an interview with Steve Larkin that he thinks he can be faster than his world record in the 200 breast by improving his front half.
Watch Zac Stubblety-Cook’s world record, Chelsea Hodges’ Australian record, and the men’s 100 fly battle between Matt Temple, Kyle Chalmers, and Cody Simpson.
McKeown’s time of 4:31.74 sits just behind Summer McIntosh’s 4:29.12 from March 2022, which is the top time in the world this season.
With Australians taking the top three spots in the world in the 100 free, they have further cemented themselves as favorites in the 4×100 free relay.
The status of many of China’s star swimmers, like Zhang Yufei, will be dependent on the stingent COVID-19 travel restrictions in the city of Shanghai.